Tuesday, April 12, 2022
- Illinois lawmakers have expanded the state’s Medicaid program to provide coverage for more undocumented residents.
- A group of tornado researchers at the University of Illinois recently returned from surveying tornado devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi.
- Senior officials in the Biden Administration say the President today will move to make the E15 gasoline blend available across the nation this summer.
- The Urbana City Council is asking residents how the city should use almost $13 million in federal COVID-19 money.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll speak with Illinois Newsroom reporter Emily Hays about the newly ratified contract between Champaign Unit 4 School District and the Champaign Federation of Teachers.
217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Eva Bein, Todd Gleason, Emilio Reyes and Emily Hays.